Deafheaven Live at the Royale, 7.25.2018


Band: Deafheaven

Photographer: Corey Butterworth

Location: Royale, Boston

Date: July 25, 2018
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Concert Review: Deafheaven, This Will Destroy You, and Emma Ruth Rundle, 3.16.2017


Deafheaven has become one of my favorite live bands for many reasons. I’ve seen them numerous times over the past few years and they have always delivered great performances. Hell, I saw them twice in one day during Chicago Open Air last year. But what I’ve respected as much as anything else is the diversity of the lineups they perform with. Tribulation, Envy, Carcass, Between the Buried and Me… the list goes on and on. Varying bands from varying forms of metal, one tour to the next. This lineup at the Paradise Rock club a couple weeks back, featuring the likes of Emma Ruth Rundle and This Will Destroy You, might have been the most intriguing (or curious) yet. Continue reading

Concert Review: Deafheaven, Tribulation, and Envy (November 3, 2015)


Maybe it was the exertion from the first two shows in the previous three days, or maybe it was the letdown in excitement level from the first show to the second. But for one reason or another, convincing myself I actually wanted to see Deafheaven and Tribulation on a weeknight down in Boston proved to be a challenge. Regardless, as always, I eventually overcame my fleeting moment of responsible thought and found myself en route to the Royale for my third show in four nights. And, despite my apathy going into it, the last show of this extended weekend very well may have been the best one.  Continue reading